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3 hrs ago | Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Union blasts Cahill over Pataki-led Obamacare repeal effort

Union blasts Cahill over Pataki-led Obamacare repeal effort Check out this story on DemocratandChronicle.com: http://on.rocne.ws/1rLFpjz 1199 SEIU United Healthcare Workers East is knocking Republican attorney general candidate John Cahill in a letter to him, criticizing him for teaming with former Gov. George Pataki to seek a repeal of the ... (more)

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6 hrs ago | New York Daily News

Water-gun game Street Wars returns to New York

The 10-year-old game, which drew Mayor Bloomberg's wrath and has spread to Paris and London, offers what organizer Franz Aliquo calls 'art and unpredictability,' plus the sensation of faux murder As if New York isn't violent and unpredictable enough, this month hundreds of regular people will be running around trying to "kill" each other.

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8 hrs ago | The Raw Story

South Carolina teen sues DMV after being told to remove makeup

The mother of a South Carolina teenager who says he was ordered to remove his makeup for his driver's license photograph filed suit on Tuesday against the state's Department of Motor Vehicles on civil rights grounds.

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Related Topix: South Carolina, South Carolina Government, Transgender, New York

8 hrs ago | ThinkProgress

The Dumb Line In New York's Constitution That Could Elect A...

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is heavily favored to win reelection this November.

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Related Topix: New York, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, US Politics, US News, Al Gore, Paul LePage, Liberal Political News

8 hrs ago | Switched

Most NYC Voters Welcome The 2016 Democratic National Convention, Poll Shows

Most New York City voters want to play host to the 2016 Democratic National Convention, according to a poll released on Tuesday, a week after a city police union raised safety concerns and urged organizers to shop for another venue.

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10 hrs ago | Grand Island Pennysaver

August was 'Child Support Awareness Month' in New York

Late last week, the Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance recognized the nearly 1 million children who benefit from the state's child support program.

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10 hrs ago | ProPublica

A Judge's Status, Robed in Silence

Barry Kamins, a senior New York judge under investigation for ethical misconduct, is back on the bench while his case is handled in secret.

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11 hrs ago | Public Power

September 2, 2014 - New York governor announces $40 million...

New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo on Aug. 26 announced a first-of-its-kind competition launching this fall to support resiliency and clean energy projects in the state.

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12 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Nippon in New York: J-COLLABO Fall Fest, craft beer, the Joy of Sake, Akiko Yano

As the summer winds fade to fall colors, the weeks ahead are shaping up with these exciting events, ready to be enjoyed after Labor Day.

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Related Topix: New York, Akiko, Jazz, World News, Japan, Sake, Drink

12 hrs ago | New York Magazine

Carolina Herrera Thinks New Yorkers Are Slobs

Carolina Herrera may be a New Yorker, but that doesn't mean she is a cheerleader for New York style.

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12 hrs ago | KXVO

Father Sebastiaan and Victor Magnus Present the Mysteries of New York Ghost Walk

But did you know that magician who co-hosts the Mysteries of New York Ghost Walk , a guided tour through the city's mysterious, unusual and supernatural history.

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Related Topix: New York, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, Supernatural

16 hrs ago | ContactMusic.com

'Hungry Hearts' Is Missed Opportunity for Saverio Costanzo, Adam Driver

Despite a promising start featuring one of the finest opening scenes of the year, 'Hungry Hearts' doesn't quite push on.

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Related Topix: Television, Girls, Entertainment, Adam Driver, New York, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom

19 hrs ago | New York Daily News

Best Dem for big job

New York's Democrats will soon nominate Andrew Cuomo as their candidate for governor in a walkover primary election against a wholly unqualified candidate who is pitching herself as a truer "progressive" than he is.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

Deseret News

Dick Harmon: A visit to Greenwich, the place that hatched Hall of Famer Steve Young

Steve Young's old high school is cut out of a dense wooded area, nestled in an exclusive enclave known for its wealth and celebrity, both things Young has actively shunned during his lifetime.

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Townhall

"Emergency Regulations": NY's Latest Attempt to Suppress Free Speech

Remember when President Obama touted the Affordable Care Act by claiming if you "liked your plan you could keep it"? He earned Politifact 's 2013 " Lie of the Year " for that whopper.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

HeraldNet

Death toll from heroin skyrockets in New York City

The number of people who died from unintentional heroin overdoses in New York City last year was the highest in a decade, according to data released last week by the city's Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.

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Hollywood Reporter

'Hungry Hearts': Venice Review

Italian auteur Saverio Costanzo clearly has a thing for horror-romance. Following his 2010 The Solitude of Prime Numbers, a psychological drama about two damaged souls who connect, comes an even weirder love story between a young New Yorker and an eccentric Italian girl, whose very different ideas about parenting precipitate an alarming crisis over ... (more)

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Related Topix: New York, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, Parenting, Family, Alba Rohrwacher, Arts, Cinema

New York Business.com

Builder de Blasio bets on density

"The problem with Michael Bloomberg is that he turned the city over to developers,'' said an acquaintance of mine recently in a discussion of the former mayor's legacy.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Trend Hunter Magazine

Personal Sneaker Deliveries - Reebok's Runners Have Shoes Delivered to Your Door

If you're living in New York and have been dying to get your hands on a pair of the Reebok ZJet sneakers, with the #ReebokHDS campaign, it's extremely easy to have the shoes delivered to your door.

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Balloon Juice

New Yorkers: Vote on September 9, Goddamit

I've lived in New York for almost 20 years and this morning was the first time I was polled for a primary election.

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Related Topix: New York, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, US News, Liberal Political News

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